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Good morning, PR pros:

Today’s technology trends call for particular skills, and communicators who embrace them are head and shoulders above the competition.

LinkedIn’s vice president for talent and learning solutions says big data, artificial intelligence and cloud computing are the “top skills we’re seeing that are in great demand.”

CNBC reported:

By some measures, the average skill now lasts just six years, which means that workers should be well-equipped with the skills to adapt to the changing work environment.

Such so-called soft skills include critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving, noted Ang.

Here are today’s top stories:

An classic fake warning has claimed a few high-profile victims. The hoax message announced that Instagram was changing its rules “tomorrow” and to stop the social media platform from using your content, you had to repost the notice.

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